With investments of 1.7 billion egyptian pounds .. Minister of Higher Education and the Canadian ambassador in Cairo to inspect the headquarters of the Universities of Canada in Egypt – UofCanada at the administrative capital
Canwell the Canadian Foundation for Educational Consultancy in the Middle East organized a field visit to UofCanada’s campus in the new administrative capital, with its record of outstanding educational achievements and contributions in the presence of Dr. Khalid Abdul Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education, Ambassador James Dutton, Ambassador of Canada in Cairo, Dr. Mamdouh Shoukry, Former Canadian University of York, Dr. Magdy Elkady, Chairman of Canwell, Hossam El-Mallahi, the first assistant minister for cultural relations, missions and university affairs, as well as the delegation of a number of Canadian international universities, in order to follow up on what has been achieved on the ground.
At the beginning of the visit, Dr. Abdel-Ghaffar stressed the strength and strength of the relations between Egypt and Canada, especially in the fields of education, science and culture. He pointed out that Canada is at the forefront of countries with which it was agreed to establish a university in Science City in the new administrative capital. Expressing his happiness with the steps that have been implemented in this project, and directed the need to complete it as soon as possible.
The Minister also expressed his full support for the project to be the nucleus of the Science City, which is expected to include branches of the most important foreign universities (American, British, Austrian, Hungarian and German) and include new scientific programs that meet the needs of the labor market.
Dr. Abdel-Ghaffar pointed out that the establishment of a science city in the new administrative capital comes within the framework of fruitful and constructive relations between Egypt and various countries in addition to the Egyptian state’s keenness to promote the system of higher education, scientific research and science and technology in Egypt, In the country 2030, and provide better university education opportunities within Egypt, in line with the global developments in various fields and scientific disciplines, and prepare a graduate capable of competing in the labor market, whether local, regional or international.
For its part, Canwell aims to develop education in Egypt and the Middle East by providing greater opportunities for the dissemination of Canadian education through distinguished educational institutions that adopt Canadian educational curricula known for its leadership in international education. The Foundation, established in accordance with Egyptian law in 1997, aims to acquire, manage and develop educational institutions in the Middle East. The Canwell Foundation also operates in the Arabian Gulf and the Middle East, with a current value of LE 960 million.
Founded in September 2018, Canada’s prestigious Education Center is the headquarters of the Universities of Canada in Egypt and a center of excellence in Canada, North Africa and the Middle East. It is located on an area of 50 acres in the new administrative capital of Egypt. Faculties are: faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering, faculty of Science (school of Computer Science), faculty of Business, faculty of Arts, and faculty of Graduate Studies.
It is worth mentioning that the Canwell Foundation plays this regional role out of its belief in its social responsibility towards enriching the educational community in Egypt and the Middle East by providing a distinctive education that develops the educational and skill system in the region.
Dr. Magdy Elkady, Chairman of Canwell, said: “We are proud to honor Professor Khaled Abdul Ghaffar for the Canadian University’s headquarters in the administrative capital and follow up on what has been accomplished so far. This visit underscores the support of the Ministry of Higher Education for us to provide this great educational edifice which will serve as a regional center for Canadian higher education in Egypt and the Middle East. I would also like to extend my thanks to Mr. Jess Dutton for his participation in these important events and to provide him with full support for the success of this great educational edifice, which underscores the Canadian Embassy’s keenness to make a breakthrough in the educational system and its continued support for education in Egypt. ”
“The Universities of Canada in Egypt (UofCanada) is the best choice for those who are looking for an internationally recognized Canadian education, either from Egyptian students, from the Gulf States, and from African countries. We aim to provide qualified and distinguished graduates who will be better informed The impact on the development of society and work on progress. ”
This is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Middle East, and is in line with the country’s strategy and ambitious plan to provide exceptional foreign education within the new administrative capital. UofCanada is a leader in international education through its Advanced Canadian curriculum.
It is worth noting that the Canadian University consists of 8 buildings, it is planned to allocate 7 buildings for educational purposes, while the eighth building is devoted to scientific research and development. These buildings will be built on an area of 20% of the total land allocated to the complex. The cost of these structures is LE 1.7 billion.
In addition to obtaining the full support of the Egyptian and Canadian governments, including the support of international affairs in Canada, as well as the Canadian Embassy in Egypt and the international recognition, UofCanada has a highly qualified and professional team at competitive prices. Educational fields.
The world-class facilities supported by the investment and capital provided by the founders, as well as the outstanding higher education supported by the strategic partnership with some of Canada’s leading universities will contribute to sustained strategic growth, as well as the opportunity to be managed by the Canadian University.